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is spending the new year holiday in a new york hospital. fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. >>> good morning. it is new year's eve and it is already the new year in new zealand where you can see the fireworks going off there. this is a live picture right now. we're there ringing in the new year. hard to believe. we are just waking up everybody here in the d.c. region. >> they are already partying. >> there may be people already partying here too. >> i'm sure there are. good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. speaking of party, here is a one-man party, tucker barnes. >> i wish i could party tonight. have to go to bed at #:00. >> you can party. you just have to suffer the consequences early. >> i might get started early. it will be cloudy this afternoon but we should warm up and we'll is have a lot of less winds than yesterday as things have gotten much quieter overnight. right now, reagan national, 30 degrees. much of the area has fallen back into the 20s. dulles is 24. temperatures in the mid-40s later today and more comfortabl
beginning.be there is no pig better party on new year's eve than in time's square. >> reporter: new york cityor revellers wearing k plastic glasses spelling out 201.out >> i love the energy. >> i always watch it on tv, never been here. >> reporter: parliament of a record breaking 52 -- part of aa record breaking 52 million visitors to new york city. >> we're from hamilton, georgiag whoo! >> reporter: and they arete r:bundling up in order to beat o rdnear freezing temperatures.mp >> lot of clothing and layers.la >> reporter: organizers areare expecting a million people toto crawl into the cross roads of the world. >> three, two, one. happy new year! >> practicing confetti drops, testing the multicolored paper shreds, and hoisting the waterford crystal ball high above times square, all set to make its descent in the momentso before midnight.ht covered with more than 26002600 crystal triangles and lit up by 32,000 colored l.e.d. lights. this year, tucked inside, there's a tribute to the latelae dick clark, and name synonymous with the celebration. >> he celebrated here for over 40 years, an
is going into effect today. new york avenue where i am right now, eastbound and westbound, we are talking from the maryland line up to bladensburg road. so eastbound, the speed limit will be increased from 40 to 45 miles per hour. westbound, it will be increased from 35 to 40 miles per hour. then we go over to bladensburg road from mount olivet to 17th street and new york avenue, that is being increased from 25 to 30 miles per hour. north capital street from michigan avenue to hearwood road going up to 40 miles per hour. and canal road from chain bridge to fox haul road, 35 to 40 miles per hour. and again, mayor gray commending the director of the district department of transportation for taking a look at these. also, back in november, they made some increases to speed limits along benning road, which went up to 35 miles per hour and also on 295, they raised that to 50 miles per hour. one of the thins they are trying to do here is keep the speed limits consistent as a lot of the drivers have complained that the speed limit changes as you are coming down new york avenue from maryland into
be the large of the tax hike since world war ii. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton remains in a new york city hospital this morning after doctors discovered a blood clot stemming from a concussion she had earlier this month. now, a spokesperson for clinton says she is being treated with medication and will most likely stay in the hospital for the next 48 hours. the clot was discovered yesterday during a follow-up appointment. >>> same-sex couples in maryland will be able to marry tomorrow on new year's day. state lawyers said because january 1st is a holiday and because there is a two-day wait period for licenses to take effect, they could not marry until january 4th. the state's attorney general now says all of the licenses will take effect tomorrow. >>> 2012 was another tough year for the economy. >> so it is no surprise that lottery sales were up. fox's claudia cowan has a look for us. >> are you going to walk away with it? let's find out u. >> reporter: even when times are tough, lotteries rake in the dough. >> during bad times, people want to have hope and dreams and they are appare
/or snow across the region and pushing to the north and east and to new york still snowing, hartford, boston and providence. you so the clearing taking place across parts of the area and we should clear out overnight. parts of the area picked up close to two inches. reagan national, officially a trace and bwi marshal a half an inch and snow totals not impressive but enough to sled on in some cases. 42 at reagan national; dulles, 41 degrees; bwi marshal, 37 and overnight winds pick up, we get cold and breezy out there. the overnight low about 31 in the city and 20s north and west of the snowpack and winds north and west, 10 to 15. more details on the weather and we'll look at the sunday forecast, a big redskin game, and of course, the new year's eve celebration as well. back to you. >> thank you, tucker. >>> winter weather team coverage continues to-from- virginia to maryland. some places got more than a dusting of snow. lauren demarco was in parts of maryland and joins us live tonight with the latest. lauren. >> reporter: maureen, definitely very chilly out here and clear. and, of co
to fear. good luck charms have been attached to the 13 to ward off the potential bad luck n. new york city, anna coyman, fox news. >>> the news is far from over. the news edge starts now. >>> beginning with all eyes on the clock. thanks for staying with us. i'm maureen umeh. come new year's eve when we count down to midnight, we're counting down to the so-called fiscal cliff. if congress does nothing, taxes go up on everyone. mike emmanuel has more. >> reporter: lawmake -- lawmakers return to capitol hill in a last-minute attempt going over the fiscal cliff. congressional leaders are looking to avoid tax hikes on most americans but key disagreements on eptitlesments and tax rate thresh finds remain. president obama's original plan called for increasing taxes on families earning more than $250,000 now $400,000 could be a number on the negotiating table. >> the $400,000 level seems to me to be with about right. that represents about the top 1% of income earners in the country and is they got knee% of the growth and there is some flexibility there. >> reporter: the republicans say the u.s. is
started to pile into times square for tonight's big ball drop. we'll take you live to new york city when the news edge returns. irene, drop the itch. we dropped the itch, you can too. with maximum strength scalpicin®. it's not a shampoo so you can stop intense itch fast, wherever you are. i dropped the itch. free yourself from embarrassing scalp itch. drop the itch with maximum strength scalpicin®. also available scalpicin® 2 in 1, itch relief plus dandruff control. >>> so where will you be withl the ball drops tonight? nearly 1 million people are expected to crowd that times square in new york city. craig boswell was live. has the party started yet? >> reporter: it certainly has.ce good evening, look, peopleok , started streaming into times square early this afternoon,af right around 3:00 p.m. eastern time. they started, we're between 46th and 47th.nd they started getting into the viewing sections so they could get a good spot. basically, as you said, about a million people.io i'm surrounded by a million of my closest friends. we can say while 2012 has its ups, it had its downs, ever
for tomorrow at 11:00 in arlington. >>> a disturbing scene out of new york city, where police say a man has died after being pushed onto the subway tracks. it happened in front of a northbound train in queens. they're looking for a woman in her 20s when fled the station. it's unclear whether the man and woman knew each other. this is the second time this month someone has died as a result of being pushed onto the subway tracks. >>> in russia, president vladimir putin signed a bill banning americans from adopting russian children. let's take a live look now from the russian embassy here in d.c. if we could. the law putin signed is reportedly in retailation for a new law in the u.s. that calls for sanctions against russian officials for human rights abuses. it takes effect january 1st and it also blocks dozens of children already in the process of being adopted by americans from leaving russia. >>> still ahead at 7:00, a closer look at the fiscal cliff fight and what it would take to get a deal done. >> plus, moving on out, after pounding the nation for days, a monster winter storm is finally
crime. >>> and final preps underway for the annual new year's eve bash in new york city. we will have the latest from times square when we return. @? >>> some of the stories making headlines this morning. the first legal action is underway in connection to the school shooting in newtown, connecticut. a lawyer has asked to sue the state of connecticut for $100 million on behalf of a 6-year- old survivor. the lawyer claims the state failed to protect the child from foreseeable harm. states are generally immune from such lawsuits so the suit cannot go forward unless the state agrees to allow it. >>> scary moments in phoenix arizona this weekend. a woman was kidnapped and forced to rob her bank. coworkers arrived to work saturday morning and found the woman with some kind of device around her neck. fortunately bomb squad crews were able to remove the device. it turned out not to be explosive. the suspect is still on the loose, still unclear whether any money was actually stolen. >>> protesters are gathering once again in the indian capitol of new delhi following the death of a woman who
ambush slaying of two volunteer firefighters -- firefighters in upstate new york. state and federal authorities charged 24-year-old dawn newwith in rochester today. she faces a federal charge of knowingly making a false statement and falsifying a business record and the charges are connected to a semi automatic rifle and used by william spengler in the shooting. two firefighters were killed and three wounded when he lit his house on fire and gunned down the first responders before turning that gun on himself. >>> well, ports along the east coast and gulf coast will be there for 30 days. the u.s. maritime alliance and it was said to expire at 1 minute past midnight on sunday night and the two sides agree to extend the contract while negotiations continue. >> reporter: it would have cost more than $1 billion a day at the longshoreman's union and the u.s. maritime alliance representing the shipping companies did not come to the temporary contract agreement. a federal mediator said, quote, the container royalty payment issue has been agreed upon in prince pa -- principle by the parties.
the whole world stands with them. >> reporter: 6-year-old jack pinto, a new york giant fan, was buried with a representation of his idol. >> for my jersey to be his favorite player and so much that they want to bury him with it, it was unreal. >> reporter: on capitol hill the u.s. senate and house of representatives observing moments of silence. with heavy hearts the connecticut delegation signaled their grief. >> let each of us affirm that we will keep in our hearts and honor those who fell and that we will do everything that we can to ensure that this never happens again. >> reporter: as other towns around the country get ready for the holidays, this new england community still faces many more funerals over the next few days. in newtown, connecticut, jennifer davis, fox news. >> students across the nation returned to their classrooms this morning, but friday's violence forced parents and educators to talk about what we need to do to make schools safer and more secure. >> at the time we are going to have a moment of silence. >>> at district heights elementary students held a moment
was in a different classroom and survived. jack pinto, also six, a new york giants fan and funerals are planned throughout the week. >> we are helping to analyze and process the evidence and as i stated yesterday, the weaponry, every facet of the weapons will be utilized. >> reporter: sandy hook will remain a crime scene and closed indefinitely and comes as we learn more details about the gunman's rampage. authorities say he gained entry by smashing in a window and bypassing security. he was armed with two handguns, an assault driveel and ammunition [ indiscernible ] according to the authorities in newtown. >> reporter: they're analyzing evident, includes a computer that was heavily damaged and the hard drive removed. the police had no previous contact with lanza, the university he enrolled with in 2008, the officials there said there was no indication of trouble n. other schools in utah will -- in newtown will reopen tomorrow. the children are expected to go to classes at a different school. >>> and the tragedy in connecticut reignited the gun laws. they both support stricter regulation of ass
north and east of new york city. and still some leftover snow into connecticut and to boston and providence and they're getting leftovers. for us, the cloud cover and some clearing overnight. and that is the theme around here. and that is bringing in colder air and dealing with winds tonight, maybe 25 miles an hour and during the day tomorrow. here are your snow totals at the airport. reagan national picking up a trace. bwi marshal, a half an inch and closer to an inch there at dulles and as i mentioned, anywhere between a trace of snow and two-plus inches to the west. and 48 in reagan national; 37 degrees at bwi marshal and overnight lows should dip and that is why there is a concern of black ice and spots. clearing skies, breezy and cold. winds northwest and gusting over 25 and more details on the weather coming up and this is a look at the amazing forecast. back to you. >> and thank you. remember, you can check the weather where you live and update them with the fox 5 weather app downloaded on your droid, ipad or. >> i joy phone. >>> and now to a developing story affecting
was carrying about 40 people. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton remains in a new york city hospital this morning after doctors discovered a blood clot stemming from a concussion that she had earlier this movement a spokesperson for clinton says she is being treated with medication and will most likely stay in the hospital for the next 48 hours. the clot was discovered yesterday during a follow-up appointment. >>> we could be one step closer to having wireless access thousands of miles up in the air. the federal communications commission has approved an application process allowing airlines to have a broad band internet license. now, airlines need permission from the fcc and faa to access satellite waves during the flight. >>> coming up next, forget the golden touch. >> how about the burgundy and gold touch? we'll take a look at what a redskins win means for prince george's county. >> we got cold overnight. temperature falling back into the 20s right now. cold start to your day. should be an okay day. we'll have a look at your new year's eve forecast coming up as will after the break
in belize pause he has sensitive information about official corruption. >>> later today in new york ache funeral will be held for the map who was killed after getting pushed on to the subway tracks and we are learning more about what happened right before that incident. the man's wife says they had an argument earlier in the day and he had been drinking. police say he had an empty antibioticful vodka on him when he was killed. as best they can tell, the homeless man accused of pushing him was bothering people and he confronted him, telling him to stop. that is when the argument broke out and mr. han was killed. >>> a couple of high profile and controversial laws are now in effect in washington state. same-sex couples can now legally get married. many people wasted little r the time and lined occupy outside a seattle administering building shortly after the governor signed the law yesterday. the law legalizing marijuana possession also went into effect in washington state. adults can have up to one ounce of pot but it is still banned from public use just like drinking alcohol. >>> coming
drove from new york to connecticut to hand deliver the teddy bears to the kids. >>> closer to home, dozens of maryland children spent part of the day today making paper snow flakes to be sent to the survivors of the school shooting in connecticut. fox 5's john henrehan has this story. >> reporter: on a cold and blustery saturday, dozens of families made their trip to a the children's boutique. they came to make paper snow flakes. these decorations will be sent to the children who survived the massacre at sandy hook elementary in connecticut. they will resume school in a different building early next year. >> we want to be part of that movement to make that location beautiful to them and maybe take their minds often what happened. >> and bright en their way. there is going to be a winter wonderland. hopefully there will be snow flakes from around the world. >> co-owners diane striadell wanted to do something. >> and i got in touch with the pta and the church and heard this is what they wanted to do. here we are. >> some parents are so young their parents have not told them about the
. there's been a lot of criticism. generated $85 million just in last fiscal year alone. new york avenue the camera is the third most ticketed. now, the higher speed limits that will begin here is not in where that speed camera is. it is part of mayor gray's comprehensive review. so let's look at where they raised the speet limits. first here on new york avenue eastbound, 45 miles an hour. new york avenue westbound from the maryland line to blade nsburg road. north capitol street from michigan to harewood road 40 to 45. and canal road from chain bridge to foxhall. >>> do have speed camera programs is to make sure before they put a camera in to make sure the speed limits are appropriate for the roadways. mayor gray says the reassessment of the speed limit shows the changes can be made without compromising safety. also the same for parts of 295 as well. those are the most ticketed locations about a month ago. the city council today is going to be looking at a speed camera changes but there is a problem. a hitch that may change. when you increase speed limits you are going to reduce the rev
speaker john boehner says they will review the request by the president. new york and new jersey originally asked for a combined $79 billion in aide. the states' governors say they are grateful for any help. >>> the supreme court taking up the controversial issue of gay marriage. the high court agreed to hear two important cases, prop 8 out of california and doma out of new york. a federal court recently overturned prop 8 after the measure passed by voters. the court will decide if doma violates the fifth amendment of equal protection under the law that applies to same-section couples legally married in other states. >>> today is a very happy day for same-section couples in washington state. it is the first day they can marry under the new law, legalizing gay marriage. couples began lining up for licenses early thursday morning. some courthouses opened up at midnight for the ceremonies to take place. several local judges also donated their time to marry the couples. ceremonies are expected all day today. >>> last week, washington state became the latest state to legalize marijuan
on to the lanes of new york avenue. we have no problems in montgomery county on the beltway. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. e traffic. >> thank you. >>> today is the 156th birthday of the late former president woodrow wilson and to celebrate, the national cathedral is holding a wreath- laying ceremony. wilson served from 1913 to 1921 and is from augusta county in virginia. >>> could deciding on the official state sandwiching on the plate of maryland lawmakers. a new bill would make soft shell crab the official state sandwich. in 2008, the smith island cake was named as the official maryland dessert. >> that sandwich looks good even at 6:21 in the morning. >> i know. i could take two of them. a look at just how desperate wall street is for a deal to avert the fiscal cliff. >> a special tribute to the late dick clark on the new year's eve ball that will ring in 2013. the ball is inscribed with his name. he had hosted the annual times square new year's eve broadcast for the past four decades until 2011.  >>> wall street is sengd a message to lawmakers.
with a closer look at the fiscal cliff negotiation. >> and we'll check in on the final preps in new york before tonight's main event. >> and as we head to break, let's take a live look outside. the latest weather and traffic from tucker and langdon coming up next. time now is 7:25. dinner's ready. [ female announcer ] hamburger helper stroganoff. beefy. creamy. stroganoffy. helpers. forty dishes, all delicious. i just finished a bowl of your light chicken pot pie soup and it was so rich and creamy... is it really 100 calories? let me put you on webcan... lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> welcome back. hundreds of thousands of people will pack times square tonight to ring in 2013 and make sure everything runs smoothly, yesterday workers tested the iconic crystal ball that will drop. decorated with 32,000 lights and new york city police will observe a tradition of their own keeping an eye on public safety. every year, thousands of extra officers to assist with crowd control there. >> for anyone partying
of a subway train in new york city and killed. we're learning the latest about the victim. e victim. . >> the deeper you got out, the more ice cracks and can you get to them. >> and a daring rescue after a dog falls into icy waters. gary. >> and. >> and. . >> thirty's now, getting cold overnight tonight.  hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. . >>> a stolen car, a police chase and then a crash. the d.c. police say that officers from prince georges county were chasing a stolen car that crossed into the district. the driver hit one car and slammed into a metro bus on southern avenue. the bus driver and passenger were hurt. police arrested
seized more than 380 pounds of the plant. >>> a woman in upstate new york is charged tonight with supplying the guns used in that christmas eve ambush that killed two firefighters. 24-year-old dawn nguyen is facing state and federal charges accused of buying a. >> semi automatic rifle -- buying a semi automatic rifle and a handgun. two firefighters were killed and two others were wounded. spengler then killed himself. >>> coming up at 11:00 a glamorous star with a mysterious past, newly released documents show marilyn monroe and the fbi, what was their concern about her communist ties? >> we'll also tell you how to sign up for public tickets to the inaugural ball coming up on the news edge tonight at 11:00. [ male announcer ] ó there are plenty of reasons to be jolly at the chevy year-end event because chevy's giving more. more efficiency with sonic and cruze... more function in equinox and traverse... more dependability with the legendary silverado... and more style in the all-new malibu. chevy's giving more at the year-end event because 'tis the season. chevy's giving
the bcs championship behind coach nick sabin. ick sa game ends here. incomplete and the new york giants are the super bowl champs and the superior team all season long was the superior team tonight. and the coronation is complete. another watson is wearing a green jacket at augusta. t augu >> the u.s. antidoping agency is accusing armstrong of using drugs during his career. >> a pennsylvania judge sentencing sandusky to at least 30 years in prison. >> i appreciate everybody's love. show your love to my son. >> one guy goes for touchdown. the other said no time. seahawks win in the most bizarre finish. the regular officials are back >> he slides up the track and into the back of that surplus helicopter jet engine. >> pablo sandoval looks like the babe himself has come back to life. the giants have won the world series in detroit! n detroit! >> sensational play. >> the magic of jeremy lin continues. >> this year it was different right from the start. puts his head down and drives. it the miami heat are once again nba champions. lebron james captures that eelusive title he coveted. >> ther
along new york avenue in northeast d.c. one of the roads affected by the change here. here are the roads with the faster speed limits. the move comes after d-d.o.t. completed its review of the roads and found a higher speed would not impact safety in these areas. >> time now to check in with julie wright and see what is happening on the morning commute. >> good morning. anxious to see how this plays out for those traveling along new york avenue this morning. typically, a very heavy traveled area as you work your way between south dakota avenue and bladensburg road and coming outbound headed back over towards bw parkway. we are anxious to see how this is going to pan out for you. this is kenilworth avenue at eastern. no problems to report traveling through northeast headed out towards pennsylvania avenue. pulling up this camera again because this is what we're waking up to in germantown actually lot of fog out hereon the roads this morning. traveling south out of 270 or north headed up into frederick, allow some extra time out on the roads. be careful. 'tis the season. a lot of deer out t
hillary clinton is in a new york hospital tonight, after doctors discovered a blood clot. it stems from a concussion she suffered earlier this month. doctors found the clot during a follow-up exam. she'll remain in the hospital the next 48 hours so doctors can monitor her medication. >>> the looming fiscal cliff, lawmakers on capitol hill today, leaders say no deal is in sight. >> happy new year. >> reporter: the house and senate back to work for a rare sunday session, trying to figure out the fiscal cliff negotiations. a lot of talk. very few solutions so far. >> our membership is as frustrated as the american people we're sworn to serve. >> none of the votes we'll be casting today have nothing to do with the deadlines we face in slightly more than 24 hours. we're here, we're ready. >> reporter: president obama sitting down for his first sunday morning talk show interview in over three years told nbc it's time for lawmakers to nail down a deal. >> we don't yet see an agreement, and now the pressure is on congress to produce. >> reporter: republicans and democrats going back and forth b
went wrong. >>> d.c. firefighters rushed to save victims of a car accident early this morning on new york avenue at bladensburg road. one of the two cars involved caught fire. two people were taken to the hospital, no word on their names or conditions. >>> we saw some rain today, but will it spill over into the workweek? let's go to fox 5's gwen tolbart. >> rain, clouds and plenty of fog. we're still dealing with some of that. today's highs 52 degrees at reagan national airport, 53 at dulles and 50 at bwi thurgood marshall. this hour we've got 49 degrees at d.c., the same at quantico, 48 at dulles, a little cooler at frederick 43 degrees, 43 at hagerstown, martinsburg and baltimore at 46. we've got a couple frontal systems, one to the south, one to the east, but still lingering showers over calvert and anne arundel, st. mary's. down to the south and to the north as well. this is just going to pop up here and there moving into the course of tonight and as we look at our weather map, this is where we do have a fog advisory that continues to even hit areas through the d.c. region all t
colleague chuck schumer of new york thinks the nra's position will only help lawmakers who want more stringent gun regulation. >> well, i think he's so extreme and tone deaf he actually helps the cause of us passing sensible gun legislation in congress. >> reporter: friday president obama assembled a task force to reduce gun violence and wants concrete proposals in a month. ideas on the table include an assault weapons ban and limiting the number of bullets a magazine can hold. in washington steve centanni, fox news. >>> a perfect sunday to round out the weekend, but now is the christmas holiday going to shape up? >> a last look at the forecast. gwen? >> today was wonderful, plenty of sunshine and light winds, but things are changing. current temperatures, 37 d.c., 25 manassas, 25 annapolis. now we've got a few clouds starting to roll in and we're keeping a close eye on the system affecting areas to the west of us. from tomorrow morning since a.m. till noon there is a winter weather advisory and freezing rain advisory in the shaded areas. this includes highland, pendleton, grant an
of snow across upstate new york and northern new england. heavy rain and strong winds pounded coastal areas devastated by superstorm sandy less than two months ago. the winter storm system is now blamed for at least 16 deaths nationwide. here in our area, maryland is reporting a death of a man in frederick county due to hypothermia. officials say the man was 65 or older but they are not releasing any information about the circumstances or his identity. >>> with the chances of more winter weather heading our way, now is a great time to get the fox 5 weather app. search for d.c. weather in the app store. you can also text fox 5 weather to 29473. >>> there is a live look outside the u.s. capitol dome. the weather is going to be changing here. we are getting a little bit of everything and tucker will be busy from here until when? may? >> until march. i like this kind of weather. last winter, ooh. >> kind of boring for you. >> oh, yeah. >> we've got a lot to talk about. this next storm system that is approaching is not going to be a major storm. we are talking a couple of inches of snow at
with the fox 5 accuweather seven-day forecast. >>> tonight the family of a man pushed off a new york subway platform in front of an oncoming train is thanking the people who reached out. keith sukon died monday when he was shove onto the tracks. new york police arrested a homeless man who admits he was in the subway station with hahn when i was pushed. witnesses -- when he was pushed. witnesses picked davis out of a lineup. tonight hahn's family is struggling trying to figure out why this happened and why nobody tried to help. >> our family is struggling, but we want to thank everybody who reached out to us and offered help. we are suffering in sorrow, but we have the support of family, friends and our church to help us through this time. >> hahn's funeral is set for tomorrow. coming up at 11:find out what led to the deadly encounter on the subway. >>> a parking meter mess in the district, taxpayers footing the bill. >> plus a hospital worker tricked into giving out private information about kate middleton, wait until you hear the prank phone call. . >> posting a negative review on amazon m
night and a big snow maker traveling up the eastern seaboard into next wednesday. in new york, rick leventhal, fox news >>> before the traveling, comes the shopping. the malls were very busy all over the country. some of them with extended hours to make it ease yes for those gifts. >> the kids and me. >> reporter: you are doing a little bit of christmas shopping for yourself? >> yes. >> reporter: you always have to treat yourself doing this type of shopping. >> otherwise, it's not worth it coming here. >> reporter: folks might luck out with online shipment. retailers are offering same day deliver and others guarantee christmas day delivery. if you did not get your order in, you might be out of luck. the annual toys for tots campaign handed out toys for children. they partnered with the u.s. marine corps to give something special to the kids who needed it the most. >> they got bigger and bigger and bigger. it's fantastic. >> last year, the toys for tots drive collect the more than 37,000 items for kids. >>> the first family arrived in hawaii for their holiday vacation. mr.and mrs. ob
business network in new york. gas prices are down. they could go down even lower. we'll tell you who has already dropped below the $3 mark. >> that's good. >>> as we go to break, the easy bake oven is getting a new look. hasbro says it will release a gender neutral version of the classic toy of a 13-year-old girl who wanted to get one of the toys for her little brother pushed for a new easy bake oven that appeals to all kids. the new oven is black, silver and blue f they want the boys to use it, they should put the food cooked in there. >> now i know what i'm going to get tucker. could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. >>> welcome back to fox 5 morning news. gas prices are going down and the market share in
anything i had in new york rivalrywise and it's definitely a special game, special moment and it's definitely game that's going to go down in the redskins/cowboys history books. >> this is probably the biggest game we've had here in the last 20 years. i know we won it in '99, but it's been a lot of frustration as far as our not performing up to our talents and abilities and it's great to be playing for a division title and knowing you have a chance to be going on in the postseason if we win this game. >>> it's not often virginia tech football team has a forgettable season, but it was like that this year. the hokies barely won a bowl bid by winning their last two games. logan thomas and the hokies today facing rutgers in the russell athletic bowl in orlando, florida. second play from scrimmage, thomas not ready for the snap, but sails by him. he tries to track it down in the end zone but sun able to make the recovery. rutgers -- but is unable to make the recovery. rutgers does. after three quarters the mow kids had more penalty yards than total offense -- they had more penalty yar
, new york city. >> from baltimore, a special thank-you to all our men and women serving in our military. 
outcry which has generated $85 million last year. and right here on new york avenue westbound, the cameras just a little ways behind me brought in $5.4 million in revenue. not clear if the higher speed limit will reduce those speeding signs but it's part of mayor gray's comprehensive review. let's take a look at the speed changes as of 12:01 this morning. new york avenue eastbound to the maryland line is going up to 45. westbound it is going from 35 to 40. then on bladensburg road it's going from 25 to 30. north capitol street from michigan avenue to harol road. and canal road from chain bridge to foxhall. >>> four cities with speed camera programs is to make sure the speed limits are appropriate for the roadways. ddots reassessment shows the changes can be made without compromising safety. in november the mayor also as part of this review increased the speed limit on benning road and parts of 295. that was the most ticketed roadway bringing in $23 million. bumped up the speed limit there. but he did this just like he did today with an executive order and that has ruffled feat
of new york avenue, blatenburg's road, north cap and canal road. just a reminder only sections of the roads. you've got to watch the speed limits as they changed. >>> it's a tradition for most presidents to hold an inauguration prayer service. sources say president obama's service will be january 22nd at the national cathedral. inauguration day is january 20th, but because it falls on a sunday, the public swearing in ceremony will be monday the 21st. it happens to be martin luther king, jr. day. that's the fox 5 top 5. >> thank you, will. not a bad day today. you said it seems like we're on a roll. >> i think so. tomorrow is part of the roll. >> good. >> we're not 62 degrees tomorrow. we had a front come through and knocked the tchs down. we'll be in the 50s and typical is 40s. that's bonus territory right there. sort of like getting the third percent off on the sales. now we're going to have to pay full price for temperatures this weekend. reality check as we get colder by the time the weekend rolls around. perhaps many of you will welcome that since it's a bit of a sign of th
new york and far south as bing hampton and scranton and that is trying to wind down. we'll focus on the cold overnight and there is some places dropping into the 20s and a look for 28 degrees and 27 anymore gaithersburg and frederick, 34 degrees in the district with the winds much lighter out of the west- northwest at 5 to 10. >> and tomorrow, 45 degrees, a chilly day and a lot of sunshine and a great day for the lighting of the national christmas tree, although take your layers, a cold start in the morning for the kids, sunny by noon and tomorrow night, 4:00 and about 42 degrees. the temperatures are going to be rising again. not as warm as we had the last few days and still back up close to 60 degrees mark and, ven maybe 62 degrees on monday. and your eyes don't deceive you there. that is a thunderstorm we had to throw on. tuesday and wednesday of next week and looking into the low 50s, which is still bargain territory, if you ask me. >> thank you, sue. >>> this is the time of the year when we hear fox 5 ask to you watch us. we want to you help us fill a trailer for food for th
that the caps are not playing. the minor league team, the hershey bares, the -- bears will take on the new york admirals. the hockey fans are dieing for action out there and matt ackland is live with more and to tell us why business owners are happy. >> reporter: it's about the mean. you know there is a lot of businesses and restaurants, bars around the verizon center and when the caps don't play, they take a beating. when they can't take in the revenue, they have to cut back on the hours employees are hire saided and -- hired and those employees take a beating. the verizon center transformed downtown, bringing many businesses and jobs to the area and they rely on the customers. >> they get hurt the most and -- they normally would be -- and on to christmas eve right now. >> reporter: preparations are underway for a big night. the staff is added, the kitchen is stocked and standard procedure for caps games except this season, there hasn't been any and tone's minor league hockey comes at the right time. >> absorter: a similar story outside of the verizon
parent, a psychiatrist, and herman [ indiscernible ] , the yorktown pta president. and from new york is dr. oz. dr. oz, thank you for being with us. i want to start with you tonight. is this a discussion we should be having with our children tonight around the dinner table or is it something that we should be limiting? this talk of tragedy with our children. >> it's a difficult conversation, but i think parents should control the information flow. i would rather my kids hear about it from me and my wife than through the web or tv, whatever. they'll hear about it from other kids in school. i would encourage pair tonights have the conversation. your point is an excellent one. we talk about this with a five- year-old and nine-year-old, this is a senseless act. you have to give them confidence and make them feel safe, ultimately the most important thing we give our children, the safety to be able to prosper in life. >> herman, you have three children. i know your youngest is 11. you talked with your kids about this after the shooting. what did you say to them and why do did you choose to
in a new york city hospital after doctors discovered a blood clot stemming from a concussion she had. she is being treated with medication and will most likely stay in the hospital for the next 48 hours. the clot was discovered yesterday during a follow up appointment. >>> former president george h.w. bush also remains in the hospital this morning. his family says he's been moved out of intensive care. bush has been in the hospital in houston since last month for bronchitis and other complications. the 88-year-old is the oldest living former president. >> very happy new year for same sex couples in maryland. this after the state's attorney general says they will be able to marry on january 1st. state lawyers initially said that because january 1st is a holiday and a two day wait period before licenses take affect they could not marry until january 4th. all the licenses will take affect tomorrow. >>> a reminder for drivers out there beginning tomorrow it will cost you more to use the dulles toll road. tolls will increase by 25 cents to $1.75. tolls will increase to $1 on the on and off ram
. as we take a look up the mid- atlantic, a little cooler for boston and new york. 31 and 37 degrees. we've got the cool air just settling right in mace. we have a little bit of precipitation creeping in. let's take a look at radar and show you what we're talking about. a few light showers here to the south and to areas of the west near the mason-dixon line as well and some little pockets of freezing rain here and there popping up especially to the northwest. we'll keep an eye on that. we are talking just very spotty and light in nature. some of you will only see a few sprinkles. some of you won't see anything at all. this is not a washout situation at all. i do anticipate seeing a little bit more of this developing as we move into the late overnight hours as well. what we're dealing with is spotty showers late into the course of tonight and the overnight and the overnight lows are going to be kicking through into mainly the 40s president-elect you much everywhere. we'll see a few lower temperatures but otherwise not bad. also looking at this moisture developing into some fog as well as
will be spends on the dulles metro rail project. >>> up next, we go live to fox business network in new york for a look at why you could be getting charged more for shopping around online. that's interesting. interestin >>> welcome back. in business beat, paying more by shopping around online? how some stores are using your internet search history to overcharge you. first a check of the markets. we are live in new york with the business week. good morning, lauren. >> reporter: good morning, sarah. >> what can we expect this week for the markets? >> well, nothing is happening today. the market closes three hours early and it's closed tomorrow for christmas. so, we will have very light volume. having said that, maybe things will pick up wednesday, thursday and friday if traders come back to work. friday was a huge volume day, believe it or not. it was the highest and heaviest volume in six months. the dow was off 121 points. it's the end of the year. we will have last minute rebalancing of portfolios and it's like everything else, trying to get through to january 1st. >> that is so true. >> th
dumped up to 2 feet 6 snow in up update new york and new england. it pounded areas already devastated by superstorm sandy. and travelers were stranded from boston to dallas. many roads remain impassable. >>> our big story this morning, avoiding the fiscal cliff. the president and lawmakers don't have a lot of time. there are only a few days until the deadline. >> president obama is hosting top leaders from the house and senate at the white house for more talks later this afternoon. fox5's sherri ly is live at the white house with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, tony, good morning, sarah. the tone here in washington hasn't changed much since before christmas, and now we have days to go before the deadline and the nation going over this fiscal cliff. the president is hoping that this afternoon's meeting at the white house with congressional democrat and republican leaders will help break the standoff. both sides continue to play the blame game here. senate majority leader reid attacked house leader boehner for blocking a vote while the gop led house isn't due back until sunday, a
and constitution and 17th street will be closed between constitution and new york avenues. all roads should be open by 7:00. the ceremony kicked off at 4:30. we'll get a preview in our next hour when our very own holly morris joins us live from the ellipse. >>> what is the weather going to be like? >> cold. please dress warmly if you want to enjoy that. layers always work, of course. we have a big temperature drop behind a frontal system. that is the reality. let's put everything together for you. we'll begin with a look at our weather headlines. on an up note, we've got lots of sunshine in the forecast today, i'm happy to say. dim going to have bright skies. can't give you much in terms of clouds at all into the course of today. we do have below average temperatures. it will be chilly out there and cold so just make sure you are prepared in you are planning to go down and see the christmas tree lighting. the weekend will warm up again. we get a little bit of a boost and temperature are seasonal. we move into the end of the weekend on sunday. we've got plenty of clear skies. ridge of high pressure
why no one pulled a man to safety after he was thrown in front of an oncoming train in new york monday. aen is in that subway murder is now -- a suspect in that subway murder is now in custody. >> police managed to catch the suspect after reviewing surveillance video from businesses near the subway station and saw him speaking with street vendors right after that subway push of investigators originally put out information to us the suspect had dreadlocks, but police think he may have shaved his head to avoid arrest. you'll see that. we're also learning what may have sparked the argument leading to that deadly push. 30-year-old naeem davis brought to nypd headquarters charged with second degree murder. police say the homeless man admits to being in the time square subway station with ki- suck han when he was pushed onto the tracks in the path of an oncoming subway train. witnesses picked him out of a lineup as the man in this surveillance video who pushed the 58-year-old father from queens. his wife spoke in korean at the family church, their daughter also on hand. translator: our fami
. >> the group says it will take questions next week. in new york, rick leventhal, fox news. >>> meanwhile, hollywood is demanding changes, demanding changes to gun laws. >> take a look. >> how many more, how many more, how many more colleges. >> how many more houses of faith? >> how many more shopping malls? >> how many street corns? >> how many more? >> how many more? >> that video came out friday. in it, they are asking how many more senseless shootings? itey time to demand a plan calling on leaders to act. demand a plan campaigners want new slawdges including a criminal background check for every gun sold in america. >>> we are following a story out of northeast d.c. where police are investigating a deadly shooting happened in bladensburg. the metropolitan police department said one was shot, another found in the road and another victim inside a card. the victim in the road, 44-year- old raymond harris later died. so far, no arrest. police are offering a reward for information leading to an arrest. >>> police in prince george's county in maryland are investigating a deadly car crash th
-old gunman. two young victims laid to rest monday, 6-year-old jack pinto, a huge new york giant fan, and 6-year-old noah pozner who loved learning how things worked. his twin sister was in a different classroom and survived. >> he was celebrated as a pure innocent child who had the promise of life ahead of him who brought joy to his family and to his community and will be sorely missed. >> reporter: funerals are planned throughout the week as the investigation into the mass shooting continues. authorities established adam lanza shot his mother four times in the head at their home while she was still in bed. they say he then went to newtown sandy hook elementary school where he shot open an entrance, then fired multiple magazines from a bushmaster ar15 rifle to kill six adults and 20 children from two classrooms before killing himself. mself. >> we begun processing and analyzing the evidence. as i stated yesterday just to use an example, the weaponry, every single facet of the weapons will be analyzed. >> reporter: authorities have not given a motive looking into bits and pieces of the sh
on several major commuter routes and this is a look at some of the streets. new york avenue, bladensburg road and this is only on sections of the road. watch out how fast you're going out there. >>> metro's legal claims jumped because of that crash and the agency's claims payments armed around 30 million between 2008 and 2011 and in that fiscal year, they rose and killed 9 people and injureddity others and will stretch into the current fiscal year. >>> coming up tonight, an uproar over a popular photo sharing app. how infragram isagerring some of the users. >> you hear that, she's losing airtime on the radio. on the rao we'll explain. ó . >>> your instagram photos might be up for sale. users are angry to learn it's changing its policies. the new condition states instagram has a right to use people's photos in advertisements without the photographer's consent and without payment. privacy groups have protested the terms. there is no way for to you opt out without delighting our in-- your insta gram accounts. we asked if they went to far. chiquita wrote they have gone too far. h
. >> the homeless than accused of pushing another man into the path of a new york subway train has been charged with second degree murder. davis is being held without bail. pushed 58-year-old han into the subway tracks after an argument. the train hit and killed him. he has been in trouble with the law before. family members were holding funeral service for han today. >>> software company founder john macafee. they took him into custody for allegedly -- in the fatal shooting of a neighbor. >> is the nation's capitol having an identity crisis? dc's nickname has been the chocolate city. but that's barely true in 2012. still ahead, a closer look at the new demographics taking over the nation's capitol. >> plus rgiii is canton bound. why the quarterback could retire tomorrow and still have a spot in the hall of fame. >> but first, a milestone for recreational marijuana. they are legally lighting up in one state. you won't take my life. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of th
for family and friends of the man killed in a new york city subway. on monday, police say a homeless man pushed another man in front of the platform in front of the oncoming train. it was caught on camera and appears they got into an argument before the tragedy. the homeless man is now facing murder charges. >>> the pittsburgh video zoo is taking down the observing a death where the boy fell and got mauled by dogs. the wild dog exhibit is still closed. >> a virginia woman facing animal cruelty charges is given the okay to continue rung the animal shelter at michael vick's dog fighting compound. she was charged with animal cruelty after complaints that 10 dogs were not being taken care of property. the state gave her permission to continue running the shelter until the trial begins next month. >>> thank you for joining us at 5. in fact six starts now. >>> we're monitoring metro. they're not getting enough sleep, even after millions of riders depend on them. some bus drivers have fallen asleep at the wheel and turns out that some employees were working long hours. a new study by the transi
and departure boards here at laguardia airport in queens, new york. there are no cancellations, no delays, in fact, some flights arriving early. systemwide this is very encouraging, only about 40 cancellations today, overall 500 delays. most of the travels are we talked to say they came to the airport expecting the worst, but it looks like it's going to be a trouble-free day. >> i just got here, so far so good checking in my bags. now i'm going through. with the big luggage just carry- on seems like it's going to be kind of a battle putting it in the overhead compartment. >> we're traveling four girls and my husband who is busy checking the bags outside going through dallas, three hours there. we're not going to get to chicago for 12 hours. 12 hour day for us. >> reporter: in addition to the millions of americans taking to the air this holiday season, about 90% of americans are actually going to travel on the road. they say one in four americans will make some type of road trip. analysts say the price of gasoline averages about $3.24 a gallon nationwide and it's expected to not adversely
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